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Researchers have found that a pigment which is found in leafy green veggies helps to the preserve "crystallized intelligence" in the elderly.
Anyone who loves leafy green vegetables will welcome this news about microgreens, while those who are reluctant veggie eaters should rejoice as well. Researchers are uncovering some big reasons you need microgreens, where a little goes a long, long way.
Researchers have discovered a direct link exists between loss of REM sleep and the desire for sugary and fatty foods and so therefore sleeping well may decrease this desire for unhealthy food.
Researchers say eating just a handful of nuts daily lowers the risk of many serious diseases.
When you bought your cookware, did you do research first? Probably not. You probably trusted that your store wasn't selling anything dangerous for cooking or that the FDA or other governmental agency would've banned any dangerous cookware products. But researchers have found that some cookware can have bad effects on your health.
Do you have the recalled hummus from Trader Joe's and Sabra in your refrigerator, and are you risking your health?
Many people believe that eating a vegetarian or vegan diet can have a negative effect on athletic performance, even though there are thousands of professional athletes who have chosen this lifestyle. Now a new study has examined the impact of a vegetarian diet on athletic performance in elite adult endurance athletes.
Researchers have found that there is more protein and iron in dry beans that cook quickly than in the varieties that cook slower.
Researchers have found a Mediterranean-style diet may decrease heart failure in elderly people.
Researchers have noted there are associations between self-reported sleep duration and drinking of sugar-sweetened beverages.
Researchers have determined that there is an association between prediabetes and the regular consumption of sugary beverages. This association is not seen with diet soda.
Thanksgiving Day may be one of the few times this year that you really “blow your diet.” This is perfectly acceptable – if you will just make time over the holiday weekend to fit in a few extra minutes of exercise.
There are many reasons to include garlic in your diet daily – not the least of which is its potential to prevent cancer.
Choosing a healthful diet is very important to reduce your risk of many types of cancer, but choosing a food solely based on its glycemic index is not necessarily a good idea.
Current meat production practices are not sustainable, destructive to the environment, terribly inhumane, and cannot keep up with the growing global population. The answer, according to some experts, is more wide use of insects not only as a protein source, but for their other nutrients as well. Will we soon be choosing between beef or crickets for dinner?
Researchers at Kumamoto University in Japan say they have isolated a natural compound isolated from onions called onionin A (ONA) which has several properties that help fight ovarian cancer.
Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD is a narrowing of the blood vessels – most commonly in the legs – that can lead to an increased risk of very serious health conditions. Diet plays a very important part in the care of PAD.
According to a new study people who closely adhere to the Mediterranean diet, particularly by eating fruit, may be significantly less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration.
When most people think of flowers on the table, they envision them in a vase and not on their plate, and if they are part of the meal, it’s only for decoration. Yet there are numerous edible flowers and some great reasons for making them a part of your diet.
Researchers have found a protein in breast milk that lowers hospital-acquired infections in preemies.
A complaint filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest alleges Pepsi Co. has been misleading the public by labeling their line of juice as nutritious. The organization claims the ingredients pictured on Naked Juice are misleading.
It has been suggested by a randomized trial that eating bread which is made with ancient grains could help lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels.